Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh

Al-Azhar grand Sheikh visits Coptic cathedral for Christmas
Egypt

Al-Azhar grand Sheikh visits Coptic cathedral for Christmas

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb visited on Wednesday morning the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Abbassiya for the occasion of Christmas.…
Al-Azhar grand sheikh performs Friday prayers at Rawda mosque
Egypt

Al-Azhar grand sheikh performs Friday prayers at Rawda mosque

The Gand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Ahmed al-Tayyeb, performed Friday prayers at al-Rawda mosque, accompanied by the Endownents Minister, Mokhtar Gomaa,…
Inheritance rules ‘definative’ in Islam: Al-Azhar grand sheikh
Egypt

Inheritance rules ‘definative’ in Islam: Al-Azhar grand sheikh

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh, Ahmed al-Tayyeb, stressed that the “inheritance rules” in Islam are clear and “definitive”, rejecting the Tunisian president’s…
Al-Azhar prepares bill to counter hatred, violence in name of religion
Egypt

Al-Azhar prepares bill to counter hatred, violence in name of religion

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb announced that al-Azhar on Wednesday submitted to the presidency a bill to resist “hatred and…
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh to deliver speech before Italian Parliament
Egypt

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh to deliver speech before Italian Parliament

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb is paying an official visit to Italy at the invitation of Italian President Sergio Mattarella…
Al-Azhar grand sheikh to inaugurate counter-terrorism conference
Egypt

Al-Azhar grand sheikh to inaugurate counter-terrorism conference

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb will inaugurate on Wednesday the international conference held by Al-Azhar under "Al-Azhar against terrorism and…
Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh: The United Nations is unable to confront injustice
Egypt

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh: The United Nations is unable to confront injustice

Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb on Sunday lashed out at the United Nations and the Veto system during his speech…
Qaradawy resigns from al-Azhar seat over political stance
Egypt

Qaradawy resigns from al-Azhar seat over political stance

Qatar-based Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawy resigned from his seat at al-Azhar’s Senior Scholars Committee to protest the al-Azhar Grand Sheikh’s stance on political developments in…
Nour Party delegation meets Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh over constitution fears
Egypt

Nour Party delegation meets Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh over constitution fears

A delegation of Nour Party members led by Party Chief Younis Makhyoun visited Al-Azhar Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb to discuss…
Dar al-Ifta warns of incitement against Al-Azhar
Egypt

Dar al-Ifta warns of incitement against Al-Azhar

The Egyptian Dar al-Ifta, an educational institute founded to represent Islam, warned on Monday against what it described as “the…
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